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Leverkusen wins in Rome, and the executioners of Benfica and Sporting cancel each other out in France – Europa League

Leverkusen wins in Rome, and the executioners of Benfica and Sporting cancel each other out in France – Europa League

Having had a fantastic season, and with a Bundesliga win already confirmed, Xabi Alonso's side remain unbeaten this season and gained the advantage against Roma about half an hour into the game, as Alejandro Grimaldo took advantage of an opponent's mistake to go in the opposite direction. area and watched Florian Wirtz beat another former Benfica player, Svilar, and score the first goal of the night.

Roma, who before this move had sent a ball to the post, through Lukaku, saw their rival continue to create danger on the counter-attack and the second goal of the second half, in the 73rd minute, was finished with an excellent shot by Robert Andrich.

Roma tried to fight back again and threatened to score, but they travel to the BayArena, in a week's time, two goals down.

The confrontation between Marseille and Atalanta in France, in the face-to-face confrontation between Benfica and Sporting of Portugal in the competition, respectively, ended in a goalless draw. The Italians scored the first goal at the Velodrome Stadium, in the tenth minute, when Scamaka took advantage and opened the scoring.

However, it did not take long for Marseille to respond with a brilliant goal from an old acquaintance of Portuguese football. In the 20th minute, after a corner kick, Chancel Mbemba, the former Porto player, shot from outside the area, and the ball hit the post before entering.

The two teams then had good opportunities to break the tie, but the result remained unchanged and everything remains open for the return match a week later in Bergamo.

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This season, the Europa League final will be held on May 22 in Dublin, Ireland.